Faroe Islands (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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Bye Bye Bluebird (1999)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

After having lived for a number of year's abroad, the two friends Rannvá and Barba return for a visit to their native country, the Faroe Islands. They feel that they have outgrown the small... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Hildigunn Eyðfinsdóttir, Sigri Mitra Gaïni, Johan Dalsgaard, Elin K. Mouritsen

Votes: 502

Dreams by the Sea (2017)

78 min | Drama

On an isolated island, Ester goes about her mundane life, quietly obeying her religious parents. One day the rebellious Ragna moves to town, and together they enjoy the summer nights, dreaming about something different, something better.

Director: Sakaris Stora | Stars: Juliett Nattestad, Helena Heðinsdóttir, Ása Pálsdóttir

Votes: 54

Ábyrgd (2020)

43 min | Short, Drama

Ró is being used as medicine by her mother, who is mentally ill. When Ró insists on taking her driver's license, she gets drawn to the fresh air, with no desire to return to her suffocating... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Joensen-Næs | Stars: Johanna Roos Slættanes, Ria Tórgarð, Noomi Kunoy Heradóttir, Hans Tórgarð

Fisherman (2018)

14 min | Documentary, Short

Fisherman is a observational documentary fallowing a longline fisherman on the sea on the westside of Kalsoy. The hard work and the connection he has to the nature. Most fishermen agrees ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin Symphor Henriksen | Star: Poul Kristian Henriksen

Ludo (I) (2014)

71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A psychological drama taking place during a day and a night in the life of a young family living in a beautiful house by the sea in the village of Sandur in the Faroe Islands. At a first ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Lea Blaaberg, Hjalmar E. Dam, Hildigunn Eyðfinsdóttir, Bárður Persson

Votes: 38


30 min | Short, Drama | Completed

Once upon a time in the Faroe Islands, two lone brothers struggle to save the family farm and their relationship after the sudden loss of their older brother. - Inspired by true events.

Director: Gudmund Helmsdal | Stars: Nicolaj Falck, Búi Dam

Ongin Konflikt (2012)

27 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

A comedy about gangsters in prohibition time. (in late 1920's or early 1930's.) The theme is greed for money and power. A greedy malicious boss. An apparently nice mistress. Two dim witted ... See full summary »

Director: Bjarki Thomsen | Stars: Rakul Bjarnason, Sasho Bjartsson, Gunnvør Brekkstein, Rúni Brockie

Nina (III) (2018)

83 min | Drama

When the pregnant, aspiring author Nina moves to a remote island with her boyfriend William, she soon finds herself isolated and lonely due to Williams heavy workload as a doctor. A chance ... See full summary »

Director: Maria Winther Olsen | Stars: Nikolaj Dencker Schmidt, Marie Tourell Søderberg, Mike Viderø

Votes: 14

Atlantic Rhapsody - 52 myndir úr Tórshavn (1990)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

Presents a day in the life of a few inhabitants of Tórshavn in the Faroe Islands: A father and his daughter are having breakfast when the fire-brigade drive by. A woman and her child are ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Erling Eysturoy, Elin K. Mouritsen, Páll Danielsen, Mikkjal Helmsdal

Votes: 50

Sum einglar vit falla (2014)

28 min | Short, Drama

'Falling Angels' is a Faroese romantic drama. The young Julia - the priest's daughter - falls in love with the beautiful Barbara, who just moved to the island. A story about forbidden love and the hard choices, it leads to.

Director: Maria Winther Olsen | Stars: Maria Winther Olsen, Elin Mørkøre Dalberg, Eyð Berghamar Jacobsen, Aksel Á Botni

Votes: 31

Illir Andar (2018)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

It tells the story of a theater actor fighting with his own demons.

Director: Pablo Merín | Stars: Hjálmar Dam, Jákup Dahl Wardum, Annika Álofti

Votes: 5

Together in isolation: the lockdown of the Faroe Islands (2021)

33 min | Documentary, Short

For almost one hundred days the Faroe Islands - a small and isolated Atlantic nation - were under the initial lockdown, struggling together to avoid fatal consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Director: Kuba Witek

Hey! (2016– )

25 min | Family

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Stars: Edvard Nyholm Debess, Jensina Olsen

Skuld (2014)

29 min | Short, Drama, Horror

A nurse is taking care of an elderly dying woman on a small island near Torshavn. An old repressed memory of the island resurfaces to haunt the nurse and, as the elderly lady's health deteriorates, so does the sanity of the nurse.

Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Stars: Runa A Heygum, Sofia Nolsøe Mikkelsen

Votes: 98

Alda (2016)

8 min | Short

When Alda's husband dies on a long distance fishing sloop she is in a great sorrow. An empty coffin is buried while Bogi is resting on the bottom of the sea. Her love for the sea becomes ... See full summary »

Directors: Franklin Symphor Henriksen, Sebastian Haugelund | Stars: Mira Brandes, Fróði Hansen

Pequeñas voces (2010)

85 min | Documentary, Animation, Drama

This animated documentary about the vision of the Colombia war by displaced children using their original drawings and their testimonies.

Directors: Jairo Eduardo Carrillo, Oscar Andrade

Votes: 124

Ævintýri á Norðurslóðum (1992)

89 min | Fantasy

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Directors: Marius Olsen, Katrin Ottarsdóttir, Kristín Pálsdóttir | Stars: Edda Heidrún Backman, Bessi Bjarnason, Arnar Jónsson, Guðmar Pétursson

Happy Fucking New Year (2021)

Animation, Short, Thriller | Announced

When a suicidal cab driver picks up an ominous passenger, he comes face to face with a murderer that changes his fate.

Director: Rúni Djurhuus | Star: Høgni Canon


20 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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Director: Kristian Sønderby | Star: Teitur Lassen

Dagur & vika (1984– )

30 min | News

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Stars: Sigrún H. Brend, Johnsigurd Johannesen, Annika Bolton Mortensen, Øssur Winthereig

Peturwems (2007–2010)


Peturwems is a thrilling rendition of World War II, featuring Lieutenant Tanic and Corporal P. Wems on their quest to stop the German forces led by Adolf Neo from commiting their crimes. A ... See full summary »

Stars: Samal Eystan, Petur H. Wentzlau, Maqua2

Votes: 13

Winter Morning (2014)

18 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Vetrarmorgun ('Winter Morning') is a story about Maria (Armgard G. Mortensen) and Birita (Helena Hedinsdottir) two girls in their early teens whose friendship has led them to a turning ... See full summary »

Director: Sakaris Stora | Stars: Helena Heðinsdóttir, Armgarð G. Mortensen, Jensina Olsen, Rasmus Samuelsen

Votes: 11

Ramblers (2016)

Short, Thriller

After a stag night gone wrong. Dan and Marcus find themselves injured and marooned in the middle of nowhere, on an island they've never seen before and with no hope of escape.

Director: Hanus Johannessen | Stars: Christopher Sherwood, Will Turner Roden, Kristian Evaldsson, Petur Meinhard Ellebye Andersen

Votes: 7

Summarnátt (2012)

17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Set in the barren nature of Faroe Islands, Summer Night is a sensitive coming of age film on girls and their relationships, marking the possible end of a platonic relationship and the beginning of deep-felt love.

Director: Sakaris Stora | Stars: Gwenael Akira Helmsdal Carré, Renata Jensen, Armgarð G. Mortensen, Jensina Olsen

Votes: 10

Amie Arabella's Adventures (2021– )

Animation, Comedy, Drama | Active

Plot details kept under wraps.

Stars: Natalia Egholm Djurhuus, Margretha Egholm Jacobsen

Manden der fik lov at gå (1995)

60 min | Drama

A senior-citizen couple in the Faroe Islands get their boxed life invaded when young Swedish Maria is introduced to them by their daughter.

Director: Katrin Ottarsdóttir | Stars: Anneli Aeristos, Nora Bærentsen, Sverri Egholm, Hilmar Joensen

Votes: 16

Eivør: True Love (2013 Video)

21 min | Short

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Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Stars: Kjartan Hansen Geyti, Wiktor Strand Hansson, Tóri Lyager Jacobsen, Hilmar Joensen

Votes: 5

Mist (II) (2012)

13 min | Short, Drama

A girl is troubled by childhood memories of her mother's battle with an inherent disease. Memories get mixed up with reality. She finds peace with escaping into a different world.

Directors: Andrias Høgenni, Annika Álofti | Stars: Annika Álofti, Tóri í Hoyvík, Beinta Sørensen, Geir Eyðunsson á Lofti

Red Waters (2014)

45 min | Documentary, Drama, News

Whale killing, Faroe islands.

Directors: Andrey Molodykh, Alexey Shabarov

SVT Commercial (2017 Video)


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Director: Rúni Djurhuus

Pipp Papp Hey! (2019)

28 min | Family

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Stars: Jensina Olsen, Anna Fríða Magnussen, Jens-Kjeld Jensen, Rakel Helmsdal

Das Photo

Animation, Short, Thriller | Pre-production

A woman offers a ride to an Austrian photographer with a penchant for posing his models as dead bodies, leading towards a shocking confrontation between the pair.

Director: Rúni Djurhuus

The Babysitter (III) (2018)

2 min | Short, Horror

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus | Stars: Rúni Djurhuus, Margretha Egholm Jacobsen

The Archipelago (2015)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

The Faroe Islands: a gathering of dramatically weathered islands in the vast North Atlantic Sea. While it is a society connected to modern norms and technologies, it is also a place where ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Huguet

Votes: 13

Eivør: Into the Mist (2016)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Stars: Eivør Pálsdóttir, Kristina Jansdóttir Thomsen

Johan (2016 TV Short)

13 min | Documentary, Short

JÓHAN is a documentary about a faroese change maker who has jeopardised everything to make it as a sheep farmer and to prove the odds wrong.

Director: Caro Palm

Eivør - Brotin (2015)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Dávur Djurhuus | Star: Eivør Pálsdóttir

Call of the Bell (2016)

14 min | Documentary, Short

Call of the Bell juxtaposes the belief systems of younger generations of Christians in the Faroe Islands, as opposed to the older moderate generation. We primarily interact with teacher, ... See full summary »

Director: Hanus Johannessen | Stars: Jákup Reinert Hansen, Herborg Hansen, Rani A. Skaalum, Jógvan Zachariassen

Eivør - Surrender (2017)

5 min | Short, Music

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Director: Torfinnur Jákupsson | Star: Eivør Pálsdóttir

Panorama view of Prins Christian Sund in Greenland (2018)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus

Ávegis (2011)

22 min | Short

Three friends wander through Tórshavn after a failed attempt to party.

Director: Andrias Høgenni | Stars: Beinta Clothier, Hallur Hjalgrímsson Djurhuus, Jóhan Herlon Jacobsen, Jóannes Lamhauge

Gló(ð) (2012)

10 min | Short

A girl walks into a small cottage in a remote place. Inside the cottage a pair of ballet shoes lie in front of her. As she puts on the shoes, a couple of dancers dressed in black appear. ... See full summary »

Directors: Maria Winther Olsen, Sára Wang | Stars: Elin Jacobsen, Elin Mørkøre Dalberg, Jenny Viderø Gunnarsson, Maria Krossteig Hansen

Votes: 15

Magma (2010)

6 min | Short, Mystery

Magma is the first film in a greater series of experimental short films that embrace and discover movement through camera.

Directors: Rannvá Káradóttir, Marianna Mørkøre | Stars: Armgarð Mortensen, Sadie S.V. Niclasen, BúI Rouch, Rakul Winther

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus | Star: Gunnar Hjelm

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus

Wünder Pitsa (2017)

5 min | Short, Comedy

Unemployed and lazy Martin, spends his days playing videogames at home. His mother, fed up with his unambitious lifestyle, forces him to get a job as a pizza delivery man for local pizza ... See full summary »

Director: Hanus Johannessen | Stars: Magni Joensen, Hanus Johannessen, Jógvan Woxnæs Olsen, Jógvan Vest

Danny & The Veetos: Alright (2016 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

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Director: Gudmund Helmsdal

Enniberg - The Production Process (2018)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Rúni Djurhuus

Mítt Rúm (2012)

23 min | Short

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Director: Heidrik á Heygum | Stars: Hjálmar Dam, Sámal H. Hansen, Heini R. á Heygum, Maria R. á Heygum

Myndamálarin (2018)

6 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Gudmund Helmsdal | Star: Búi Dam

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